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Gagan to boost air travel safety


Air travel in India is getting safer and better with the GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation System (Gagan), a satellite-based facility to enhance safety and efficiency of aircraft operations, set to

Lecturer donates brain dead hubby’s organs

A young grieving college lecturer donated her husband’s eyes and other organs after he was declared brain dead in a road accident.

Sagaya Rimen, 34, working as a Tamil teacher in St Joseph School in

IMH hot spot for filmmakers


The sprawling campus of the Institute of Mental Health has been a hot favourite among Tamil filmmakers, thanks to its forested locales and dilapidated charm. Numerous television serials have been set

Jayalalithaa’s dairy schemes up milk production

Asserting that the dairy development schemes have been formulated to ensure economic development of villages, state milk and dairy development minister V. Moorthy said owing to schemes implemented by

Koyambedu gears up for metro depot

Already abuzz with activity owing to the presence of moffusil bus terminal and vegetable market, Koyambedu would witness a sea change and transform into a hub of rail transport in the state capital in

Girl ends life after dad bans mobile

A 16-year-old girl who had just given her Class 10 examination set herself ablaze after her father and other members of the family scolded her over her continuous use of a mobile phone during the summ

Chennai to host Asian championship

Chief minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday announced that Asian Athletic Championships would be held in the city in August next year.

In a suo motu statement in the Assembly, she said that the players f

Film crew takes over mental health institute

An almost 70-strong film crew shooting at Institute of Mental Health (IMH) since January is giving inmates sleepless nights.

The crew from Shristi Cinemas has reportedly taken over the 218-year-old

Asian Athletic Championships to held in Chennai in August 2013

Asian Athletic Championships will be held here in August next year and Tamil Nadu government has earmarked Rs40 crore for it, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said on Thursday.

Making a suo motu statemen

Hoardings pose danger to flights


Hoardings of all hues and colours are back in Chennai. Two massive structures have come just opposite Chennai airport, violating aviation norms.

Two years ago, the district administration had cleare

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.